If you miss five (5) rehearsals in one (1) semester, you will be removed from the group. Any absence that is planned, such as a prior commitment to a sport or club, must have at least a 24 hour notice to Mr. Havard to count as a single absence. If you do not notify him within at least 24 hours, your one (1) absence may become two (2) absences. Emergencies will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
If you are marked absent on Portal as EXC (excused absence) or SCF (school function) these absences do not count against you. If you are marked SCF and are able to attend rehearsal, you are encouraged to do so. If you are marked UNX (unexcused absence) for more than half of the day, those absences will not count against you.